ATTENTION LNAs...would you like an opportunity to work for one of the US News and World Report's Top Rated Nursing Homes in NH for 2017-18?? Sullivan County Health Care is looking for top notch candidates to join our team. We offer flexible scheduling, competitive pay rates, 10 PAID HOLIDAYS, an awesome retirement package and much, much more. Please contact Melissa @603-542-9511 ext 290 to schedule an interview or complete an application @ http://www.sullivancountynh.gov/index.php?n=human_resources_sullivan_county_job_postings
We look forward to having you join our award winning team that works hard to uphold our motto. "ALL DAY, EVERY DAY, WE MAKE LIFE BETTER".
Delivers basic nursing and restorative care within the facilities policies and procedures, under the supervision of LPNs and RNs.
Attend report prior to starting resident care and keep licensed personnel informed of significant observations in resident care and environmental conditions, supply and equipment needs, and performance problems.
Assist residents with all aspects of personal hygiene including bathing, grooming, and dressing; administer specified skin care treatments according to facility protocol and the Resident Care Plan.
Provide assistance to residents for ambulation and movement including range of motion, turning, positioning, supporting or transferring; and assist residents with nutrition and bodily waste including feeding, hydration, toileting, bowel/bladder training, input and output and caloric counts.
Provide environmental and personal safety to residents involving adaptive devices and special clothing; accept responsibility for monitoring, application, and release of restraints according to policies and procedures; and provide comfort, rest, and activity, including privacy, physical and occupational skills for the resident.
Secure a safe environment for staff and residents by reacting to emergency situations per facility policy such as fire drills, redirecting wandering/confused residents, and resident falls; and ensure resident safety at all times and protect the rights of all residents at all times.
Obtain weights, pulse, respiration, temperature, and blood pressure when directed by Licensed Nurse; monitor Foley Catheters and provide catheter care daily; monitor oxygen gauges, alerting Charge Nurse appropriately; monitor, remove, and clean ostomy appliances used for the purpose of assisting the resident to eliminate waste; perform Fleet enemas as requested by a Licensed Nurse.
Obtain adequate knowledge of Resident Care Plans in order to provide basic nursing care; comply with established nursing standards and policies and procedures of the nursing department and the facility; and maintain resident confidentiality and privacy.
Record and report intake and output when directed by a Licensed Nurse; perform charting duties and documents use/monitoring of restraints; report abnormalities in resident behavior or bodily function.
Identify and utilize infection control technique at all times; respect the spiritual belief system of residents; encourage residents to participate in their care appropriate to the residents optimal level of physical and mental functioning.
May have to assist smoking residents as necessary to smoking area; make sure residents are ready for appointments in and out of the facility; and adhere to facility dress code.
Cooperate with peers and licensed personnel to achieve goals, maintain good employee relations, interdepartmental and public relations, to maintain the residents' quality of care and quality of life.
Employee is expected to complete all mandatory trainings throughout the year and to also complete a total of 12 continuing education hours each year as set forth by the Center of Medicaid and Medicare services and the Board of Nursing.
Employee is expected to electronically document ADL care tasks into a computerized system.
$13.07 - $17.65 per hour plus a twenty percent weekend differential